Lights Out!

The porch light blinked on and off, yet again.

“I’ve never been so humiliated in all my life. “

She rushed to her room, wishing she could just die!

Mom smiled and locked up!
This was written in response to Trifextra Challenge week 55; demonstrate hyperbole in thirty three words.

I remember well, the outrage: My parents would stand guard, flicking the porch light on and off, as I kissed my childhood sweetheart goodnight. Eleven o’clock…lights out! My cheeks still sting in embarrassment.

18 Comments on “Lights Out!

    • It became a shared joke among my circle of friends. Often, we’d walk home from the movies as a group and even so, the darned lights were flashed like clock work! After a while we came to expect it.


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